Definitions for SCAMPskæmp
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word SCAMP
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an unscrupulous person; rascal.
a playful or mischievous young person.
(v.t.)to do in a hasty, careless manner:
to scamp work.
Origin of scamp:
1775–85; obs. scamp to travel about idly or for mischief, perh. < D (now obs.) schampen to be gone < OF escamper to decamp
imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag(verb)
one who is playfully mischievous
perform hastily and carelessly
A rascal, swindler, or rogue; a ne'er-do-well.
While walking home from the bar, he was set upon by a bunch of scamps who stole his hat.
A mischievous person, especially a playful, impish youngster.
My nephew is a little scamp who likes to leave lighted firecrackers under the lawnchairs of his dozing elders.
To skimp; to do something in a skimpy or slipshod fashion.
a rascal; a swindler; a rogue
to perform in a hasty, neglectful, or imperfect manner; to do superficially
Scamp is a Disney canine cartoon and comics character, the son of Lady and the Tramp, appearing in the animated movies Lady and the Tramp and Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, as well as in comic strips and books of his own since the 1950s.
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